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Bret Jensen

Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist from 2008-2011 for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami. The fund was in top 5% of long/short hedge funds for total return in its first full year (2009) as ranked by Hedgeco fund database (more than 450 funds in category). Jensen has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including more than a decade of managerial experience at American Express. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University. His personal blog is at Jensen acts as corporate secretary for Florida Alternative Investment Association, which encompasses more than 100 managers managing more than $30 billion in assets under management. Follow Bret on Twitter: @Bret_Jensen.
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Recent Articles By The Author

I'm Placing Selective Bets in a Market That Isn't Deserving of Trust

There are reasons to proceed with extreme caution in the current market, including the possibility that the U.S. won't have a divided government.

It Ain't Over 'til It's Over, and the Election Fallout Ain't Over Yet

At the very least it isn't known whether Republicans will maintain control of the Senate, and that outcome alone could change the market landscape.

I'm Stashing Away Even More Cash as Market Risks Lurk

The prospect of protracted political acrimony plus tax and regulatory changes unfriendly to business could weigh on equities.

2 Promising Biopharma Concerns Not to Overlook

Supernus Pharmaceuticals and Strongbridge Biopharma both recently turned in better-than-expected quarterly results.

2 Disparate Companies With Insider Buying Interest in Common

Smart Global Holdings and Leaf Group have seen purchases of their shares by people in the know.

I Liked These 4 Stocks Before Earnings, Now I Like Them Even More

Here's an update of our investment themes on these companies.

Picking My Spots to Invest My Stash of Cash; Here Are 2 of Them

Kala Pharmaceuticals and Enova International are two companies that have better prospects than the market is pricing in at present.

The Fortunes of These 2 Sectors Should Improve Considerably in 2021

Few parts of the economy suffered worse from reduced global economic activity than energy.

Normalcy Continues to Gain Traction Heading Into 2021

I'm starting to look ahead for some unloved sectors.

I'm Still Banging the Drum for a Trio of Construction-Related Stimulus Plays

Tutor Perini, Sterling Construction and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock should do well if there is a big infrastructure component in an eventual stimulus bill.

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